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An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: comprehending a view of the Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Saint Domingo; with its Antient and Modern State.

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An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: comprehending a view of the Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Saint Domingo; with its Antient and Modern State.

By Marcus Rainsford


The Haitian Revolution was a successful insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in Saint-Domingue, now the sovereign state of Haiti. The revolt began on 22 August 1791, and ended in 1804 with the former colony's independence. It involved blacks, mulattoes, French, …

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